Lovie Ditches His Basement

October 18th, 2015

lovie 0922Given the bizarre illness of moldy Mike Koenen, the viral mess Lovie Smith cooked up in his Chicago basement during his year out of football, and the Bucs’ devastating pre-Lovie woes with the MRSA, is it any wonder Lovie just sold his suburban Chicago house to an infectious disease professor?

You can’t make this stuff up.

Man, the Law & Order : Criminal Intent writers would have jumped on that.

And Lovie took a loss.

It’s all spelled out right here on ChicagoBusiness.com. Lovie initially listed the home for just under $2 million in August 2014, and it sold for $1.45 million.

When Lovie took the Bucs job, he often talked about how much time he spent in his Chicago basement crafting a winning plan to return to the NFL.

9 Responses to “Lovie Ditches His Basement”

  1. WalkdaPlank Says:

    Good, that basement sure hasn’t helped the Bucs out. Did he game plan for the Titans all off-season in that basement?

  2. Buccfan37 Says:

    Wonder how much he originally paid for the house. Safe to the say his mortgage wasn’t underwater. He probably made a tidy profit. Lovie, the real estate magnate.

  3. Buccfan37 Says:

    I don’t know if there are any Florida homes with basements, I suppose there could be, maybe not. Something to do with the water table, enough money can overcome that. Lovie will hold on to his job with our Bucs simply because he has no basement retreat to plot his next move.

  4. Charlie V Says:

    Lovie didn’t make $ from the sale of his Chicago home per the link above.

    Smith and his wife, Mary Anne, sold the five-bedroom house on Gage Lane for $1.45 million, according to the Lake County Recorder of Deeds. They bought it for more than $1.6 million in 2004, according to the recorder.

    Love did make out like a thief however as he hatched down in his basement the plan to steal millions from the Glazers. If any of us continualy showed up to work unprepared, unwilling to adapt or make changes which compound multiple mistakes and then offer lame excuses that things are getting better while not taking responsibility for any problems, mistakes or errors we would be fired.

    The Bucs have a good young nucleus of players. It will be a shame to waist their talents by keeping Lovie as the coach. He is a loser, liar and coward who will not take responsibility for his many mistakes. The sooner he is gone the sooner the Bucs will become relevant in the play offs. Its a simple as that!

  5. DB55 Says:

    He needed a down payment for his new flat, if you know what I mean. #cheerio #teaandcrumpets #longlivethequeen

  6. OneLove Says:

    That’s great News! That means he is going to be coaching the Bucs for AT LEAST another 3 years!!! God Bless you Glazers!!

    “It’s as simple as that” – Lovie Smith aka “Mr. Competent”
    “Lovie is a GREAT coach!” – Kwon Alexander

  7. Capt.Tim Says:

    OneLove- absolutely right. I’m sure this means the Glazers have promised him another 3-4 years. Thats reason for all Buc’s fans to celebrate!!

    Charlie V. – its great that the handicapped get to post on here also. And while its good that being deaf and blind doesnt stop you from posting- you should probably should ask someone how the teams doing. Otherwise, people may think your handicap is mental, Also

  8. Buc1987 Says:

    Charlie V Says:

    “The sooner he is gone the sooner the Bucs will become relevant in the play offs. Its a simple as that!”

    I’m not saying I agree or disagree with you, but I’d be willing to bet that you said the same thing about Raheem and Schiano as well….

  9. Tampa Tony Says:

    loser Lovie didn’t learn anything in that basement anyway.